Theresa Salmen admits that her job is hard to explain. Even her mother doesn’t get it. Lives in: Cotswold Age: 47 Family: divorced; children, Alec, 15, Haley, 10 Education: bachelor’s degree in business, Colorado State University When Theresa Salmen came ...Read More »
On the Level: Michael McMillan, co-owner of McMillan Construction Management
Michael McMillan said he’s just completed what will likely be the most important project of his career. Lives in: Mountain Island Lake Age: 36 Family: wife, Kathleen, 42; children, Amelia, 8, Jack, 7, Mary Frances, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in business ...
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Molding Midtown: FMW ups the offerings in a growing retail district
Groundbreakers follows up on a project that is under construction. At a time where there aren’t many private commercial projects being built, Charlotte-based FMW Development is bucking that trend. As the busy Midtown area grows as a retail center — ...Read More »
On the Level: Kip Byrne, president of the Charlotte Regional Mortgage Lenders Association
Kip Byrne’s disgust with college put her on a career path that led from working at the bottom of the banking world to becoming a leader in Charlotte’s mortgage lending industry. Live in: Charlotte Age: 49 Family: husband, Britt; sons, ...Read More »
On the Level: Terry McDonald, Charlotte real estate agent
Terry McDonald’s got a problem with what Case-Shiller says about the Charlotte-area real estate market. Lives in: Southpark Age: 54 Family: wife, Judy Education: bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ...
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On the Level: Mike McElroy, Charlotte-area president for M/I Homes
Mike McElroy’s made a career out of turning around homebuilding companies. His secret? Don’t micromanage. Lives in: Waxhaw Age: 53 Family: wife, Brenda; daughter, Ella, 6 Education: bachelor’s in construction sciences from the University of Florida Mike McElroy started his ...Read More »
On the Level: Tim Eldridge, VP of work force development for ABC’s Carolinas chapter
Tim Eldridge’s job gives him a front-row seat to the problems created by the shortage of workers in the construction industry. But he’s hoping some training programs will give the Carolinas a boost when the economy improves. Lives in: Mountain ...
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On the Level: Allison Harvey, town manager for Clover, S.C.
Allison Harvey thought she’d go into political science but shifted gears and found herself living on an island in South Carolina as a town manager. Today, she’s working on a strategic plan that will redefine some of the zoning regulations and ...Read More »
On the Level: Lisa Ludlow Archer, broker for Keller Williams Team Ludlow
Age: 33 Lives in: Monroe Family: husband, Bobby, 34; children, Trae, 12, Caroline, 7, Peyton, 3 Education: bachelor’s degree in financial management, East Carolina University Lisa Ludlow Archer has combined two passions: real estate and Internet marketing. It’s a marriage that’s paid ...Read More »